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A model for success

Arayici, Y and Alshawi, MA 2008, 'A model for success' , The PPP Journal (61) .

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The construction industry has been facing a paradigm shift to: increase productivity, efficiency, infrastructure value, quality and sustainability; and reduce life-cycle costs, lead times and duplications, via effective collaboration and communication of stakeholders in construction projects. The focus is therefore to create and re-use consistent digital information by the stakeholders throughout the life-cycle. This shift is based around BIM (Building Information Model). BIM as a life-cycle evaluation concept seeks to integrate processes throughout the entire life-cycle of a construction project in order to remedy the calcified processes, fragmentation, duplications and lead times, in order to provide client satisfaction, cost, time and quality related benefits to all involved in a construction project. More broadly, it can be described as the use of the ICT technologies to streamline business processes that are required by building infrastructure and its surroundings to provide a safer and more productive environment for its occupants, and to: assert the least possible environmental impact from its existence; and be more operationally efficient for its owners throughout the life-cycle of the building infrastructure

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > Q Science (General)
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TH Building construction
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > College of Science & Technology
Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Built Environment Sustainability and Transformation (BEST)
Journal or Publication Title: The PPP Journal
Publisher: PS Public Service.Co.UK
Refereed: Yes
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Depositing User: Y Arayici
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2011 14:26
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2015 01:14

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